Medicine Games: Blood Typing
Play a game and find out about a Nobel Prize awarded discovery or work! In this game you have to blood type each patient and give them a blood transfusion. Are you able to do that? If not, maybe you should read the introduction to blood typing before you start, otherwise you will put the patients' lives in danger!
Get your students to find out alomst anything at Factmonster.com Opening Remarks and Keynote Address - Importance of Asia to the United States AlgTop6: Non-orientable surfaces---the Mobius band An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Motivations for Triple-M Modeling Ground-Level Ozone: Smog City A talk by Saad Hariri Cervical Cancer SP.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (MIT) Logarithm Concepts -- Introduction Two More Things to Worry About Air Safety: Nothing But Blue Skies? Julia Morgan : an online exhibition Language, religion and print culture in the Welsh diaspora Reel Ireland Alphabetical list of open access journals in ancient studies Teacher's guide to the Holocaust: literature Sexual fables Woolmark Company
Welcoming remarks Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California-Berkeley Richard Ellings, The National Bureau of Asian Research Douglas Bereuter, The Asia Foundation Introduction Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Keynote Address Sources of Mutual Strategic Suspicion in U.S.-China Relations David Lampton, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, Scalapino prize winner This conference is jointly sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies,
A surface is non-orientable if there is no consistent notion of right handed versus left handed on it. The simplest example is the Mobius band, a twisted strip with one side, and one edge. An important deformation gives what we call a crosscap. This is the sixth lecture in this beginner's course on Algebraic Topology, given by Assoc Prof N J Wildberger of the School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW.
Modern science is increasingly faced with problems of ever greater complexity, straddling across the traditional disciplinary boundaries between physics, chemistry, material science and biology. Computational science is responding to this challenge with a steadfast development of innovative modeling techniques, designed in such a way as to offer an optimal handling of the information transfer procedures connecting the different scales/levels involved in the quantitative description of the aforem
This lesson provides an introduction to the problems associated with ground-level ozone ('smog'). It reinforces the idea that ozone at ground level is harmful while that in the upper atmosphere has a beneficial effect.
Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the introduction are missing from the podcast. Saad Hariri is President of the Council of Ministers of the Lebanese Republic, a position he has held since November 2009. He is the leader of the Future Movement, which currently holds the majority in Lebanon's parliament. He entered the political domain in 2005 following the assassination of his father, former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri. Prior to politics, he held several high level roles in b
Cervical cancer: basic information, guidelines, statistics, female gynocologic anatomy, causes, and treatment.
This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's and Gender Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. Gender scholarship critically analyzes themes of gendered performance and power in a range of social spheres, such as law, culture, work, medicine and the
This module introduces the concept of logarithms.
In customary, loose-limbed form, Arnold Barnett reprises two of his favorite themes: improvements to the U.S. Electoral College, and aviation safety.
First up, Barnett’s suggested fix for national elections, which through the “fun-house mirror” of the Electoral College, permit winner-take-all results. His
While Arnold Barnett acknowledges addressing the same questions around flying year after year (“Does he ever change his schtick?”), he advertises some new twists this time ‘round. Barnett remains remarkably consistent, though, in his quite sunny assessment of the current state of aviation safety -- even after a recent
This online exhibition highlights the work of American architect Julia Morgan, who in 1904 became the first woman licensed to practice architecture in California. Taken from the archive papers at the Robert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), the website provides scope notes for the collection and related collections. The online exhibition covers Morgan's biography; education; early work; Morgan's design of William Randolph Hearst's estate in San Simeon, Calif
This short Web page introduces an AHRC-funded research network concerned “the ways in which Welsh identity was preserved and adapted” by the Welsh diaspora in North and South America. Bringing together scholars with backgrounds in Welsh literature, linguistics, history, religion and Welsh identities the group held four meetings in Bangor between 2006-2007, brief details of which are provided.
Reel Ireland is an organisation dedicated to... "touring Irish films worldwide". It is administered by the Irish Film Institute, and funded by Culture Ireland. This website was launched in 2008 and contains a useful and comprehensive 2009 Festival Calendar of film festivals around the world dedicated to Irish films. There is also a page featuring details of selected recent Irish films. Although rather limited in content, and not yet the "flagship global showcase for Irish film and film artists"
This website is a blog (The Ancient World Online - AWOL) published by Charles Ellwood Jones and listing several open access e-journals relevant to ancient studies. It is constantly updated and new additions are posted regularly. In addition to accessing the e-journals directly, it is also possible to search several of them through JURN (based on Google). Both researchers and students may find useful to follow the blog and have a handy list of links ready to use.
The Literature section of the online Teacher's guide to the Holocaust, provides a practical guide to Holocaust literature for educators, researchers and students. Part of a broader site, these pages outline the scope and diversity of literary writing related to the Holocaust. Divided into seven sub-sections, these pages cover: writing by victims; survivor testimonies; accounts of resisters; narratives about rescuers; texts which offer an insight into the cultural, social and political context in
Anecdotal in character, and without any pretence to academic criticism, this online resource focuses on the motifs of gender and sexuality, as it explores various Western narratives, ranging from the biblical story of Adam and Eve, Homer's adventures, and the marital anxieties of Jane Austen to Kama Sutra and erotic tales by Anais Nin. Abounding in illustrations of relevant personae and places, i.e.: photographs of Austen's suitor, the author herself, her house, desk and a snapshot of Bath Georg
This image database contains close to 2,500 images of black-and-white fashion photographs. The International Wool Secretariat, now The Woolmark Company, was established in 1937 to undertake research and the global promotion of wool. To that end, they built up a large library of promotional photographs and accompanying press releases which they generously donated to the London College of Fashion in the 1980's when they relocated and were short of space. The photographs date from the 1940's throug
Opening Remarks and Keynote Address - Importance of Asia to the United States
AlgTop6: Non-orientable surfaces---the Mobius band
An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Motivations for Triple-M Modeling
Ground-Level Ozone: Smog City
A talk by Saad Hariri
SP.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (MIT)
Logarithm Concepts -- Introduction
Two More Things to Worry About
Air Safety: Nothing But Blue Skies?
Julia Morgan : an online exhibition
Language, religion and print culture in the Welsh diaspora
Alphabetical list of open access journals in ancient studies
Teacher's guide to the Holocaust: literature